Pride Week is associated with Pride Month which is celebrated in many areas of Canada and around the world in June as well as over the summer months.
Equality and Human Rights
Harper government rejects or partially rejects more than half of all recommendations contained in the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review of Canada.
NAPE says home care and support services for persons with disabilities must be addressed in Newfoundland and Labrador.
MGEU is one of the event's main sponsors. 'A great way to support of social justice and human rights,' union says.
Poor record cited on issues such as missing Aboriginal women, slow progress on land claims, funding cuts to women's groups and treatment of prisoners in Afghanistan.
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NUPGE has supported this initiative with funding through its "Building International Sisterhood campaign" projects.
'The effort to end homophobia cannot be separated from the struggle to extend respect and dignity to all human beings everywhere.' - James Clancy, NUPGE national president.
'Successive Canadian governments, including the current Harper administration, have refused to ratify three key Conventions or to explain their failure to do so.' - NUPGE, CTF, CPA, UFCW Canada.
Canada’s cultural diversity strengthens the country socially, politically and economically.